Capitol City Residential Health Care
  • 16-May-2023 to 30-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time and Part Time

Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Memphis, TN Area $13.75 an hour - Immediate Full-time 1st Shift - Part-time - and PRN positions available.

Purpose of the Direct Support Professional:

The primary purpose of the Direct Support Professional is to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who need support to lead a safe, self-directed life to participate fully in their communities.

To assist individuals with intellectual disabilities (mild to severe) in leading a self-directed life and contribute to the community. To aid in assisting with activities of daily living if needed, and encourage attitudes and behaviors that enhance community inclusion. As a Direct Support Professional (DSP), you, will provide support at home, work, and other community places.

Direct Support Professional Skills:

The job of a Direct Support Professional (DSP) is a very significant one. It is important to have compassion, creativity, and integrity when supporting our individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A DSP will assist a person, with developmental disabilities, to have a meaningful, safe and self-directed life, skills are needed which include the following but are not limited to:

  • provide quality care of individuals in their home
  • ensure supports and services are person-centered
  • provide breakfast | lunch | dinner dietary options for individuals daily
  • promote physical health and emotional well-being
  • provide responsible and accountable financial management
  • maintain confidentiality
  • drive individual to doctor's appointments, school, work, and community based activities
  • support individual to form new relationships
  • maintain existing relationships
  • document daily reports electronically

Capitol City Residential Healthcare is currently seeking Direct Support Staff for the following shifts:

Full Time: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm | 4pm-12pm | 12pm-8am and every other weekend 8am-8pm | 8pm-8am

Part Time: Saturday & Sunday 8am-8pm | 8pm-8am or as scheduled

PRN: TBD offered by management

Please call Human Resources 901-672-8206 9am-5pm | APPLY ONLINE

Capitol City Residential Healthcare

5100 Poplar Avenue Suite 202

Memphis, TN 38137

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance


  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day Shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night Shift
  • On Call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Reading, writing, and carrying out directions
  • Charting or taking notes for others to review
  • Providing companionship and supportive listening
  • Reporting changes in the health or status of the client
  • Feeding clients
  • Maintaining patient's health equipment
  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Administering medication
  • Transporting client to appointments
  • Facilitating community and recreational outings, including transport
  • Providing support with hobbies, studies, and social activities
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